Posts tagged "holiday gift guide"

13 Celebs In Festively Fugly Christmas Sweaters

'Tis the season for fugly Christmas sweaters. Some celebs enjoy flaunting their holiday cheer in a hideous, knitted mess. The perfect ironic, Christmas look is all in the attitude of the wearer. It's imperative that Christmas sweaters be worn irreverently or not at all. I'm not sure that Justin Bieber pulled off this festive…
By: Ami Angelowicz / December 5, 2011

Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Usable, Consumable Non-Things To Give This Year

You know what I kind of hate? Stuff. Sitting there, requiring dusting, storage, packing when I move. Getting rid of unwanted, unbeautiful things is practically a hobby of mine. Do you still want that gold unicorn figurine? Because I really want to donate it to Goodwill so I don't have to look at it anymore.
By: Sarah Von Bargen / December 5, 2011

The Ugliest Holiday Sweater Ever?

Abbie Heppe saw your snowflakes and reindeers and raised you a Pepper Spray Cop dousing the Baby Jesus. Well-played. [Buzzfeed]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 5, 2011

Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Secret Santa-Worthy Gifts For Your Office Holiday Party

Aw, the office Secret Santa, that old gem. The special gift giving moment when you have to awkwardly select a present for a coworker you've barely talked to since the Halloween potluck two months ago. Well, never fear, we've found 10 gifts -- all under $20 -- that should help ease your office Holiday party…
By: Julie Gerstein / December 5, 2011

9 Hideous Ornaments That Will Ruin Christmas

Ordinarily, I’m all for mid-winter festivals that light up the darkest time of the year with cheerful lights and gift-giving. But this year -- especially with all the pepper-spray-infused holiday shopping frenzies -- even Rudolph might be feeling a little Scrooge-y. After all, if there are people willing to buy and hang Jersey Shore ornaments … well, the true meaning of Christma…
By: The Stir / December 3, 2011

Shopping Guide: Holiday Jewelry That Isn’t Tacky

One of the worst things I've ever had someone say to me is, "You look …  festive." Around the holidays, it can be hard to determine where to draw the line between kitschy holiday accessories and what's, well, more suited as a wreath than a bracelet. I've rounded up some jewelry for the holiday seaso…
By: Rachel Krause / December 2, 2011

Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Gifts For The Francophile Girl

Confession: I'm a little bit obsessed with blogs written by American girls living in Paris. Their style, their food, their apartments, their men ... ooh la la!  My favorite is Making Magique, but I also like Badaude, the group blog HipParis and Dead Fleurette (who lives i…
By: Jessica Wakeman / December 2, 2011

18 WTF Christmas-Themed Sex Toys

It wouldn't be Christmas without a bunch of holiday-themed sex toys to get you in the spirit. Well, actually it would. But some people will use any excuse they can to customize sex products. Christmas is no exception. We couldn't resist rounding up a bunch of the naughtiest stuff out there for you to put…
By: Ami Angelowicz / December 2, 2011

The 7 Hardest People To Buy Holiday Gifts For

With the end of the Thanksgiving weekend, we enter that long, grim death march known as the holiday season. It's a time marked by cold weather, wet feet and societal pressure to buy thoughtful gifts for your family or, depending on your circumstances, the group of circus oddities who have become like a family to…
By: Cracked / December 1, 2011

Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Presents For The Always “Under The Weather” Friend

We all know someone who is perpetually under the weather during the winter months. (Hell, that "someone" may be you!) And the reason why we all know someone who fits this description is that people who aren't feeling well never shut up about not feeling well. Prove to that person that you've been listening to…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 1, 2011

Gadgets For Women: Technologically-Forward Gifts, Socially-Backwards Ethos

Is it possible for something to feel futuristic yet anti-feminist at the same time? Check out the Wired Store’s new holiday wish list online and you be the judge. At the Wired Store pop-up shop in Times Square, a fantastically futuristic display wasn’t just a feast for the eyes and senses, but a feast…
By: Doree Lewak / November 28, 2011

Something For Everyone: Our Holiday Beauty Gift Guide

It's almost that time of year again: you know, the time when you're obligated to blow a good chunk of your hard-earned money on your family and friends. If your inner circle is anything like mine, they sure as hell expect something nice. Oven mitts just aren't going to fly for my mom anymore, and…
By: Rachel Krause / November 25, 2011

The 7 Most Insane Items In The Neiman Marcus Christmas Book

Is it that time of year again already? It feels like just yesterday we were compiling our holiday wishlists from the greatest of all gift catalogs, the Neiman Marcus Christmas Book. This year's edition is out and it's chock full of gifts that will have you arranging your grandma's death to get your inheritance…
By: Rachel Krause / October 26, 2011

Money 101: Do I Really Have To Give So-And-So A Gift?

You’ve probably made your shopping list and checked it three or four times by now this holiday season. Some of the people on there are no-brainers; you know you have to buy your mom a gift. But after you put the obvious folks on there and move further down the list, you always get the…
By: Colleen Meeks / December 24, 2010

Peace, Love & Sequins

Three things we love: T-shirts, sequins, and world peace. The combination of all three, for less than 20 bucks? Yes, please.
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 21, 2010

And The Prize Goes To … The Best Holiday Treat

Last week, we asked you to tell us how you treat yourself during the holidays, in the hopes of winning your holiday wish list from Avon. You all gave us some great ideas for maintaining our sanity this time of year. But there could be only one winner.
By: Annika Harris / December 17, 2010

CAVI: For The Glam Girl Next To The Rugged Man

CAVI is probably a fashion brand that your guy is more familiar with, since it became known for its men's embellished military shirt that Jay-Z wore in 2004. But now, CAVI is letting you in on its fashion act with its first-ever women's collection. CAVI had the "prima donna" in mind for the…
By: Annika Harris / December 16, 2010

11 Christmas Presents That Will Get Dudes Laid

Confused about what to get for the special lady in your life? Well, guys, after I warned you about the 19 Christmas presents that won't get you laid, I felt it was only fair to tell you which ones will. If you wanna heat things up in the bedroom this winter, here are…
By: Simcha / December 16, 2010

These Sweet Little Goodies Stash Your Cosmetic Goodies

Treesje handbags bridge the divide between drugstore and designer cosmetic bags with the introduction of the Sweet Little Goodies collection. Plush leather and studded details make these Krome cosmetic bags glamorous and chic. (Our favorite is the silver distressed leather.) Refreshing your lipstick will give you the opportunity to show off your winning style, but…
By: Annika Harris / December 15, 2010

Win This! Your Avon Holiday Wish List

Avon's holiday campaign "Shop Early, Shop Easy, Shop Avon" pretty much sums up why we're big fans of the cosmetic, skin care, and fashion giant. Not only can you get everything you need for the holidays, like the 3-Piece Enchanted Holiday Nailwear Collection or a Wear Your Way Convertible Dre…
By: Annika Harris / December 10, 2010